Brazil ag ministry seeks to approve U.S. biotech corn imports

Government of Brazil seeks to alleviate tight domestic corn supply.

An attaché report from the U.S Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service said a lower-than-anticipated domestic corn supply in Brazil is pushing prices higher, putting pressure on the country's pork and poultry sectors and forcing the government to intervene.

In the government’s latest attempt to provide relief to pork and poultry producers, Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Food Supply announced Aug. 3 that it will request the approval of the Nationa

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